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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1779
AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1287 CREATING THE PHILIPPINE HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
WHEREAS, Presidential Decree No. 1287 was promulgated on 20th of January 1978 creating the Philippine High School for the Arts; and
WHEREAS, since organization of said High School, it has been found necessary to enlarge and change the composition of the Board of Trustees thereof, to better serve the purposes and functions of the school;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby decree and order:
Section 1. Sec. 3 of Presidential Decree No. 1287 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 3. The Philippine High School for the Arts shall have a Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as the Board, which shall be composed of the Founding Chairman of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, as Chairman, the Undersecretary of Education and Culture as Vice-Chairman, and the following members: two representatives from the Cultural Center of the Philippines Central Administration, the Director of the Philippine High School for the Arts, and one representative each for music, drama, dance and the visual arts. The members shall received a per diem of Two Hundred Pesos (P200.00) per session of the Board.
The members of the Board representing the visual arts, music, dance and drama shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Board.
Sec. 2. This Decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 15th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-one.